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A Shark in the desert

It’s pretty common around our desert home to see people come to a stop, bend their necks and look skyward as the sounds of aircraft herald their approach overhead.

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Bowers inspires students to be their best

Al Bowers, who is the chief scientist at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, loves to hear about the successes of people he has mentored. For decades he has been a strong supporter of education and seeding young minds.

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Wi-Fi in space, spacecraft technologies launched on Blue Origin rocket

A company vying to be the first internet service provider in space as well as a NASA monitoring system for testing technologies on suborbital vehicles were both carried into space when Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket successfully launched April 29.

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Sikorsky begins CH-53 King Stallion deliveries to Marine Corps

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, delivered the first CH-53 King Stallion helicopter to the U.S. Marine Corps May 16. The aircraft is the first of an expected 200 helicopters for the Marine Corps' fleet.

Aerotech News Digital Edition - May 18, 2018 News

Aerotech News Digital Edition – May 18, 2018

Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review digital edition! We have some great feature stories prepared for your reading enjoyment in this week’s issue. Check out our cover story on the Dream Chaser space plane, which recently wrapped up ground and flight testing conducted by NASA Armstrong at Edwards AFB.

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AFRL demos advanced robotics for aerospace manufacturing

Posted  May 11, 2018

Engineers from the Manufacturing Technologies Division, Air Force Research Laboratory, held a recent successful demonstration of the advanced capabilities of the Advanced Automation for Agile Aerospace Applications (A5) Robotic System at the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio. 

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Three female Army nurses received Silver Star for WWI actions

Posted  May 11, 2018

U.S. Army Military History Institute photograph Personnel of Mobile Hospital 2. Jane Rignel, Chief Nurse, is highlighted with officers and nurses of Mobile Hospital No. 2. Rignel was awarded the Citation Star for her valor on July 15, 1918 with Mobile Hospital No. 2. With the ongoing commemoration of the World War I centennial and…

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Aerotech News - May 4, 2018

Aerotech News Digital Edition – May 4, 2018

Posted  May 10, 2018

Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition! We hope you enjoy this week’s edition, starting with our look at the 10-year anniversary of the fabled F-117 Nighthawk’s final flight.

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Headlines – May 9, 2018

Posted  May 9, 2018

News Did military hide real mission of the Niger ambush from Congress? – U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine is accusing the military of hiding from Congress its true mission in a Niger ambush last October that ended in the deaths of four American Green Berets.   DOD exploring medevac options for special operations forces within Yemen…

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News Briefs – May 9, 2018

Posted  May 9, 2018

Two Marines shot during live-fire training exercise – The U.S. Marine Corps says two Marines were shot during a live-fire training exercise at a Southern California base involving hundreds of troops. The military says both were airlifted May 6 from the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center at the Twentynine Palms base east of San…

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